24Sep 2018

Storytelling Workshop with Mark Yaconelli October 27th!

By |Sep 24, 2018|Categories: News|

Hearth founder and veteran storyteller Mark Yaconelli will lead a one day workshop titled The Art and Craft of Personal Storytelling. The workshop is designed to help participants learn how to excavate, craft, and share stories from your own life. This is a great training for teachers, parents, nonprofit leaders, [...]

16Sep 2018

Experiencing War: True Stories from Local Veterans – October 25, 2018

By |Sep 16, 2018|Categories: News, Storytelling|Tags: |

Our fall Hearth gathering will take place in Medford, Oregon at First United Methodist Church. The theme will be "Experiencing War" and will offer stories by six local combat veterans from various U.S. military conflicts. Storytellers include Larry Slessler, Alan Gomez, Jena Harris, Melissa Neal, and others. Cosponsored with Southern [...]

23Jul 2018

“Separate/Together” Event – August 25, 2018

By |Jul 23, 2018|Categories: Ashland, News|Tags: , |

The Hearth in partnership with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival presents "Separate/Together." This evening of personal storytelling will present four local residents who will share stories of race, immigration, gender inequality and other experiences of being separated or connected with others. Tellers include Jocksana Corona, Jesse Parks, and others. The [...]

15May 2018

Lifestory Retreat with Mark Yaconelli – June 2018

By |May 15, 2018|Categories: Ashland, Greensprings, Mark Yaconelli, News, Retreat, Storytelling, The Hearth|

Join a diverse group of people for a day of exploring, shaping, and sharing life stories. Set within the rustic buildings of the Oregon Extension on the Greensprings (22 miles outside of Ashland), the retreat will offer participants a chance to explore life experiences in a restful and contemplative setting.

30Jan 2018

Finding Our Way: A Community Conference featuring Anne Lamott – April 2018

By |Jan 30, 2018|Categories: Ashland, Compassion, Mark Yaconelli, News, The Hearth|Tags: , |

Three days of public workshops, facilitated discussions, and story gatherings focused on practicing compassion-based skills within our personal and public lives. The featured attraction of the conference will be a Friday evening talk and Saturday morning conversation with celebrated author Anne Lamott. Full conference details at Follow conference updates [...]

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